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Whitney

5005 Keenan Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89122 (Directions)

From the school

Newsletters are sent to parents on a monthly basis to provide information about school news, student achievements and school activities. In addition, Whitney has a school Web site that is updated monthly. Meetings are held with parents on an ongoing basis to provide information about school curriculum, classroom instruction and student achievement. Some examples include: back-to-school fair, family literacy night, science fair, monthly cookies and chat with the principal. Parents volunteer throughout the school year in a variety of capacities including holiday shop, annual fundraisers, fall festival, field trip chaperones, classroom helpers and kindergarten and fifth grade celebrations. Efforts to improve parent involvement include the following activities: monthly cookies and chat, monthly parenting classes, general education diploma classes, monthly breakfast with books family literacy program, kids to kids family literacy program, student agenda books, Tuesday news envelopes, report card attachments, and parent/student/teacher academic planning time.

School details

  • Mascot: Wizards
  • District: G
  • Region: Southeast
  • Level(s): Elementary
  • Principal: Sherrie L. Gahn
  • All year: No
  • Safe Key: No
  • Full-day kindergarten: Yes
  • Block schedule: No
  • Dress code: No
  • Made AYP: Unknown
  • Homework help centers: No
  • ESL offered: Unknown
  • Edison school: No
  • Class-size reduction: Yes
  • Alternative education summer school: No
  • Magnet school: No

Annual Data

  • 2008
  • 2007

Demographics

  • Enrollment: 562
  • Female students: 50.0 %
  • Male students: 50 %
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders: 39 (6.9 %)
  • Black/African American: 73 (13.0 %)
  • Hispanic: 310 (55.2 %)
  • White: 134 (23.8 %)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch students: 435
  • Students with disabilities: 52
  • Limited English Proficiency students: 195

Fiscal Information

  • Total Expenditures/Pupil: $7199

Student Information

  • Average daily attendance: 94.7 %
  • Teacher/Student ratio: 21:1
  • Transiency: 38.2 %

Technology

  • Classrooms: 32
  • Classrooms with Internet access: 32
  • Instructional computers: 151
  • Instructional computers with Internet access: 151
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers: 2
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers with Internet access: 2

Assessments

  • AYP classification: Did Not Make Adequate Yearly Progress
  • AYP designation: In Need of Improvement (Year 1)
  • AYP detail: Click here
  • CRT info: Click here

Retention

  • Kindergarten: 4 (4.3 %)
  • 1st grade: 2 (2.1 %)
  • 2nd grade: 1 (1.0 %)
  • 3rd grade: 1 (1.0 %)

Scoring

  • Math K8 AS: 42 %
  • Math K8 ED: 14 %
  • Math K8 ES: 11 %
  • Math K8 MS: 33 %
  • Reading K8 AS: 49 %
  • Reading K8 ED: 12 %
  • Reading K8 ES: 10 %
  • Reading K8 MS: 28 %
  • Science K8 AS: 51 %
  • Science K8 ED: 19 %
  • Science K8 ES: 8 %
  • Science K8 MS: 22 %
  • Writing K8 AS: 49 %
  • Writing K8 ED: 7 %
  • Writing K8 ES: 2 %
  • Writing K8 MS: 42 %
  • Key: AS = Approaches Standards; ED = Emergent/Developing; ES = Exceeds Standards; MS = Meets Standards; HS = High School; K8 = Kindergarten-8th grade

Student/Teacher Ratios

  • Kindergarten: 31:1
  • 1st grade: 16:1
  • 2nd grade: 16:1
  • 3rd grade: 20:1
  • 4th grade: 24:1
  • 5th grade: 28:1

Additional Information

  • Parent/Teacher conference attendance: 100.0 %
  • Complete report card: Click here

Demographics

  • Enrollment: 697
  • Female students: 48.1 %
  • Male students: 52 %
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 13 (1.9 %)
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders: 64 (9.2 %)
  • Black/African American: 90 (12.9 %)
  • Hispanic: 343 (49.2 %)
  • White: 187 (26.8 %)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch students: 451
  • Students with disabilities: 66
  • Limited English Proficiency students: 201

Fiscal Information

  • Total Expenditures/Pupil: $6664
  • Remedial Funding SB 404: $30000

Student Information

  • Average daily attendance: 94.2 %
  • Teacher/Student ratio: 23:1
  • Transiency: 46.4 %

Technology

  • Classrooms: 32
  • Portable classrooms used: 4
  • Classrooms with Internet access: 32
  • Instructional computers: 144
  • Instructional computers with Internet access: 144
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers: 2
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers with Internet access: 2

Assessments

  • AYP classification: Did Not Make Adequate Yearly Progress
  • AYP designation: Watch
  • AYP detail: Click here
  • NAWE info: Click here

Retention

  • Kindergarten: 3 (2.7 %)
  • 1st grade: 3 (2.7 %)
  • 3rd grade: 1 (0.9 %)
  • 4th grade: 1 (0.8 %)

Scoring

  • Math K8 AS: 36 %
  • Math K8 ED: 16 %
  • Math K8 ES: 13 %
  • Math K8 MS: 36 %
  • Reading K8 AS: 39 %
  • Reading K8 ED: 19 %
  • Reading K8 ES: 7 %
  • Reading K8 MS: 35 %
  • Science K8 AS: 47 %
  • Science K8 ED: 21 %
  • Science K8 ES: 7 %
  • Science K8 MS: 25 %
  • Writing K8 AS: 47 %
  • Writing K8 ED: 13 %
  • Writing K8 ES: 5 %
  • Writing K8 MS: 35 %
  • Key: AS = Approaches Standards; ED = Emergent/Developing; ES = Exceeds Standards; MS = Meets Standards; HS = High School; K8 = Kindergarten-8th grade

Student/Teacher Ratios

  • Kindergarten: 27:1
  • 1st grade: 17:1
  • 2nd grade: 21:1
  • 3rd grade: 21:1
  • 4th grade: 29:1
  • 5th grade: 28:1

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